Film Events

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 4:00pm
Central Library, Conference Room (first floor)


Thu, 12/03/2015 - 6:00pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Eyes Wide Shut is a 1999 American erotic thriller film loosely based upon Arthur Schnitzler's 1926 novella Dream Story. The film was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick. The story, set in and around New York City, follows the sexually charged adventures of Dr. Bill Harford, who is shocked when his wife, Alice, reveals that she had contemplated an affair a year earlier. He embarks on a night-long adventure, during which he infiltrates a massive masked orgy of an...

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

“Some movies are just movies. But if you whack some of them right, they turn out to be piñatas. That’s Jurassic World: a split-open piñata whose candy innards are made from other people’s hits. It knows this about itself. The plot, for example, is built around a spectacular gene-splicing snafu. Enthusiasm for the eponymous island theme park has plateaued, so the science and business teams — in secret collaboration with security contractors! — have engineered an attraction whose full...

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Hi, this is Barbara Segal from the Ashman Anime showings. This will be the LAST Ashman anime screening, after (12 or 13 years of continuous bi-weekly showings).

I will be transferring to the Hawthorne Branch, 2707 E. Washington Ave (across the street from Ella's Deli) soon. The club will also move to Hawthorne. Showings resume in Jan. or Feb. 2016 -- exact dates to be announced. Please email me at bsegal@madisonpubliclibrary....

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

The 2015 season of LakeFrontRow Cinema wraps up with "Catalyst" from Kyle Arpke. The story of brothers Keeran and Terence, "Catalyst" explores growing pains and social awkwardness with strained familial relations and the budding interests of its youths. Older brother Keeran is an artist and a reluctant romantic, while Terence is a talented baseball star who maintains a relationship with their estranged, alcoholic father. Filled with religious imagery and cozy, original songwriting, "...

Stations of the Cross
Fri, 12/11/2015 - 7:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Coming-of-age, Drama / Germany / German with English subtitles / 2014 / 107 min.
Told in fourteen fixed-angle, single shot, individual tableaus that parallel Christ's journey to his own crucifixion, STATIONS OF THE CROSS is both an indictment of fundamentalist faith and the articulation of an impressionable teen's struggle to find her own path in life. Though from the outside Maria lives in the modern world, her family and her heart are faithful to a Catholic radicalism that...

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

This 1987 American horror thriller film directed by Sophie Hall is the third and final sequel to Steven Spielberg's Jaws. The film focuses on Ellen Brody, and her convictions that a shark is after her family, especially when a great white follows her to the Bahamas.

Sat, 12/26/2015 - 2:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Join us for Hawthorne's Adult Swim Theater! This month, we’re featuring a true classic: “Swing Time.”

The sixth of RKO's Fred Astaire -Ginger Rogers pairings of the 1930s, Swing Time starts off with bandleader Astaire getting cold feet on his wedding day. Astaire's bride-to-be Betty Furness will give him a second chance, providing he proves himself responsible enough to earn $25,000. Astaire naturally tries to avoid earning that amount once he falls in love with dance...

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 6:00pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Join us as Central Cinema's Cinesthesia presents There Will Be Blood directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business. Watch the trailer

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

"Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world."


There is room for 50 guests and seating will be on a first...